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Autism Treatment

Autism Day Treatment for East African Families

Autism Day Treatment to East African children ages 2-6 with primary diagnoses of Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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East African Autism Day Treatment
1 in 32 Somali children is on the autism spectrum.

Modeled after our intensive, integrated-approach autism day treatment program based at the Minnetonka campus, this program is in response to a recent University of Minnesota study on the characteristics of Somali children with ASD.

Located in Downtown Minneapolis, the therapeutic preschool program provides your family with:

  • 4 hours of treatment daily.
  • Monday-Friday schedule.
  • Weekly home visits.

St. David’s Center’s Autism Day Treatment uses a mental health approach with your child and leverages a linguistically and culturally knowledgeable interdisciplinary treatment team of child therapists.

The staff—half of whom are East African—include licensed mental health practitioners, speech therapists, occupational therapists, and paraprofessionals.

In a small-group setting and with a school-like schedule filled with play and activities, the therapists work with your child to provide services that focus on developing social interaction, communication, sensory processing, self-regulation, and family support.

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Intake and assessment for this program begins with a visit by an East African mental health practitioner in your home.

Our East African Autism Day Treatment program is located at:
The Harman Center for Child & Family Wellbeing
1200 Marquette Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Payment/Funding

We accept many major insurances, Medical Assistance/TEFRA, PMAPs and private pay.

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